Passengers Escape Serious Injury In Nilgen Two-Car Collision

13 people have miraculously escaped injury following a two-car crash on Indian Ocean Drive in Nilgen in late September. A driver of a Toyota Corolla was travelling north when it attempted to overtake a camper van at 4:15pm on 25 September. As it moved into the southbound lane, it collided with a Mitsubishi mini bus…

Big Top Fun Marks the Start of Spring in Kwinana

Families have been treated to “big top” fun, with circus excitement hitting the City of Kwinana to mark the start of Spring. More than 500 people packed the William Bertram Community Centre to watch a range of performances including the Suitcase Circus and local dancers. The City supplied over 500 smoothies and popcorn fueling locals…

State Government Strengthens Commitment to Community Services in New Policy

The State Government has boosted its commitment working with WA community services, strengthening its relationship with the not-for-profit sector. It unveiled its Delivering Community Services in Partnership Policy on Thursday, revealing new measures to support communities. The policy will ensure the government strengthens the community service sector with longer contracts at a minimum five years…

Man Charged in Parmelia Hit and Run

WA Police have charged a man following a hit and run in Parmelia in late September. Police will allege that around 1:45pm on 27 September, a 38-year-old Brookdale man had a verbal and physical altercation with 33-year-old male associate on Chisham Avenue near Bickner Way. They will also allege that the accused then drove at…

Domestic Violence Campaign Relaunches to “Stop it at the Start”

The State Government has continued the fight against domestic violence, relaunching a campaign to stop violence towards women. The award-winning Stop it at the Start campaign will recommence, complementing a $20 million suite of family and domestic violence prevention measures in WA. “Stop it at the Start is an important behaviour change campaign to support…

Endangered Tortoises Found After Seven Year Search

By Stephanie Acevedo Two people have been arrested over the recent recovery of two Madagascan Radiated Tortoises that were alleged to have been stolen from Perth Zoo. The rare endangered tortoises were believed to have been stolen from the zoo seven years ago, but were recovered earlier in September. They were found after WA Police…

WA Mining Employment Highest in State History

By Stephanie Acevedo A record number of people have been employed in WA’s mining industry in the past year than at any other time in the State’s history, new figures reveal. The Latest statistics from the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for the 2017-18 financial year showed more than 112,000 people were directly…

Police Search For Group Involved in Scarborough Assault

WA Police are hunting a group of people involved in an assault in Scarborough during early June. A 29-year-old man and his friends were at The Esplanade at around 12:30am on Saturday 2 June when they were approached by a group of men and women. The group exchanged words with the 29-year-old and his friends…

State Government Devotes New Funding For Safer Roads

Rural WA roads will get the chance for improvement, with a funding boost to the Safer Roads Program. The State Government has renewed its commitment to the program by investing $28.4 million originally launched by the Gallop Labor Government in 2004. “People travelling on our regional roads have just as much right to safe road…